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GUEST INTERVIEW: Unlike some telcos that have halved NBN upload speeds and raised prices in the middle of the latest pandemic lockdowns, MATE hasn't done so, while also avoiding the ridiculousness of cheaper prices for 6 months after which prices go up, while offering competitive NBN and mobile pricing, and genuinely good deals through its new "Mates Rates" service.

Published in Guest Interviews

Ok, so a check on the Felix Mobile forum on Whirlpool shows this isn't the first time Felix has offered a "first month free" deal, but if you need an excuse to get a plan with endless 4G data, along with unlimited calls and text, this is a good one!

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 23 June 2021 11:44

Mobile data - speed vs. price

There is a wide discrepancy between mobile data speeds and the price for that data around the world.

The Microsoft-owned source code repository GitHub has taken down the repository for youtube-dl, a popular command-line script that can be used to download videos from YouTube and many other videos from the Internet, following a DMCA takedown letter sent by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Published in Apps

Telstra says it is proud of its 5G service, and has filmed a video showing just how much faster its 5G is to a competitor's, which is very timely with 5G iPhones arriving soon and plenty of other 5G phones already out there, but what about upload speeds?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Quoting results from independent IT research institute AV-TEST, NordVPN says its "breakthrough encryption protocol" has ensured it is the fastest VPN connection on the market.

Published in Home Tech

Telstra and Ericsson say they've set a new network speed record, achieving peak download speeds of 4.2Gbps on a 5G mmWave data call using 800MHz of spectrum capability.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

In a year where Fortnite dominated the data channels, Coomera on the Gold Coast was king of the downloads.

Published in Home Tech

Vodafone has reported a 47% data usage increase on its mobile network during the 2018 Melbourne Cup, along with a stack of other winning stats.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's Bureau of Statistics has released its latest Internet and mobile figures for Australia, dated June 2017, but do the numbers tell the whole story?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra’s latest free data day saw initially fast download speeds, but as the day wore on, things got slower and slower, with downloaded data amounts breaking a new record.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone’s major core network milestone sees it promising an enhanced 4G experience for reliable downloads, uploads and streaming, with the next step a vault towards VoLTE.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Part KickAss, part James Bond and part music video clip, Kingsman: the Secret Service has been released for the home and packs a comic-book level of action in a suave suitcase of new and veteran actors delivering hip dialogue.

Published in Entertainment

ISPs want the owners of the Dallas Buyers Club movie to pay $108,000 but Justice Nye claims it’s a bit much, while DBC’s owners target other ISPs.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 20 April 2015 12:07

NBN Co: faster bush wireless speeds in pilot

NBN Co has announced a nationwide pilot to ‘significantly boost’ broadband speeds for rural and regional fixed wireless users.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

With falling legal download prices still higher than they are in the US and even with streaming movie and music services, there will always be people that pirate.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 10:13

Who's been a naughty boy?

There's a "public service" website that is currently tracking around 20% of all peer-to-peer downloads.  Has it found you yet?

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 01:49

Apple's Mac App Store has 100m reasons to be 'appy

The appetite of Apple's Mac App Store users knows no bounds, with now over 100 million Mac apps having been downloaded 'in less than one year', according to Apple's 'appy announcement.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 15 September 2011 12:04

Bit Torrent Tracker Hosts Convicted and Sentenced

On Tuesday this week, the District Court of Queensland sentenced two men for their role in facilitating the illegal download of movies.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 05 September 2011 09:44

AVG 2012 targets fake AV

Launched on September 1st, AVG 2012 continues the tradition of incremental improvement and unexpected new features in equal measure.  This edition has plenty of both.

Published in Security
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